The Perhentian Islands are a small group of islands known for its rich corals and natural reservoir. It is located on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia in Terengganu, that is also not far from the Thai border. Perhentian means “stopping point” in the Malay language and the islands were named as such for being a stopping point for traders travelling to and fro between Malaysia and Bangkok.

Tourism Malaysia

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Tourism Malaysia

Source: https://blog.tourism.gov.my/be-marveled-by-the-seas-explore-the-ins-and-outs-of-perhentian-islands/